[mythtv-users] XBox Media Center Question

Kichigai Mentat kichigai at comcast.net
Thu Dec 8 21:45:42 EST 2005

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On Dec 8, 2005, at 18.18, Mlists wrote:

> On Thu, 2005-08-12 at 09:38 -0600, Kichigai Mentat wrote:
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>> On Dec 8, 2005, at 04.01, Phill Edwards wrote:
>>>> I think I have a bigger issue with my XBMC install.  I can't  
>>>> seem to
>>>> play any video mpeg with mplayer.  It locks up.  It's possible
>>>> that the
>>>> build of XBMC that I got isn't the best.  Anyone have suggestions
>>>> on a
>>>> place to get the binary downloads?  Email me if you don't want to
>>>> post
>>>> to the group.
>>>> I also have the python scripts installed for Myth.  My cards/myth
>>>> don't
>>>> create .nuv files, they create .mpg files.  I assume these are
>>>> mpeg4 or
>>>> am I wrong on this?  Mplayer should be able to play these shouldn't
>>>> they?
>>> I'll bet my right one that your files are MPEG4 recordings. The
>>> mplayer.dll that comes with XBMC won't play them and you need to  
>>> get a
>>> patched version. Search the archives for mplayer.dll over the last
>>> couple of weeks 'cos I think someone put a link up to where you  
>>> could
>>> get it. Let me know if you can't find it as I may be able to help.
>> How old is your version of XBMC? I have a version from 10/31/05 and
>> it plays everything I throw at it. I had a version from around July,
>> and it even had the software to decode H.264/x264 (though the CPU
>> couldn't stand the load).
>> My advice is find a torrent tracker (try http://bt.xbox-sky.com:8080
>> All they deal with is XBox software) and download the latest version.
> Well I have video playing but no Myth livetv.  But thats ok -- I moved
> back to a recent SVN version so I'm not surprised it isn't working.
> I'll have to look into the scripts or look for a cvs version that  
> might
> work.  Not sure how the scripts pick up the buffer file name so that
> could possibly be the only issue with it.  Not sure how nice its going
> to be since I'm rather spoiled with with a full running Mythtv version
> on xbox linux.
Well, I'd recomend you stick with XBox Linux. True, the new versions  
of XBMC are pretty slick, but from what I've heard, the MythTV  
scripts are a bit lacking, compared to a full on front-end.
> Norm
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